Advisor Kumar for promotion of wildlife eco-tourism in JK

Advisor Kumar for promotion of wildlife eco-tourism in JK

BARAMULLA: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar on Saturday asked the Wildlife Protection and Forest Department to take steps to promote Wildlife Eco-tourism and to harvest optimum level out of Eco-tourism potential the nature has bestowed the state with. This was stated by the Advisor during his extensive visit to Gulmarg today where he chaired […]

Hunger strike will continue govt takes ‘proper decision’: SSA teachers

Hunger strike will continue govt takes ‘proper decision’: SSA teachers

Arif Rasid SRINAGAR: The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) teachers on Saturday said their hunger strike – which continues for the last three weeks – will continue till government takes any “proper decision in our favour”. The teachers, assembled at Pratap Park here, are demanding the implementation of 7th pay commission and delinking of their salaries […]

Advisor chairs Wildlife standing committee meet

Advisor chairs Wildlife standing committee meet

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar chaired the 13th meeting of Standing Committee of State Board for Wildlife, here today. The meeting was attended by Commissioner Secretary Forests, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, IG HQs Anand Jain, PCCF Suresh Chugh, Chief Engineer NHPC Dr A K Tripathi, Chairman PCB Ravi Kesar, Former IAS Dr M K […]

Ganai pitches for timely releases in view of ‘limited working season’

Ganai pitches for timely releases in view of ‘limited working season’

NEW DELHI: Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai on Thursday met India’s Agriculture Secretary, S K Pattnayak here and discussed the progress of various GoI-sponsored schemes in the state. During the meeting, all flagship programmes like Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna (RKVY), Mission For Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH), Saffron Mission, Prime Minister’s Development Programme (PMDP), […]

Muharram processions foiled using tear gas, photojournalist thrashed

Muharram processions foiled using tear gas, photojournalist thrashed

ITIFAQ LONE /ARIF RASHID Srinagar: Several mourning processions commemorating the sacrifice of Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions in Karbala were taken out by Shia Muslims in various parts of Srinagar on the 8th day of Muharram on Wednesday. However, government forces foiled similar Muharram processions in many other areas of the city. Although authorities […]

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